Tag Archive for 'Allister Carey'

Bicycle generator to charge mobile phones at Sark Folk Festival

June 28th, 2015 by Richard Lord

The Eleanor Foundation will erect a tent at the Sark Folk Festival where people will be able to charge their mobile phones in return for a voluntary donation towards the charity’s water and solar lamp projects in the Kagera region of Tanzania. Allister Carey, who founded The Eleanor Foundation in memory of his daughter who […]

Guernsey bicycles donated to The Eleanor Foundation helping street children in Kenya

February 19th, 2014 by Richard Lord

In January 2014, Allister Carey and Jodie Webber of The Eleanor Foundation visited Kenya and Tanzania to establish ties and develop the charity’s work. Their first stop was a visit to Glad’s House in Mombasa, Kenya. Glad’s House works to relieve the suffering of street children by trying to reunite them with their families, and help […]

Guernsey Bicycle Group coastal path evening ride on 18 June 2013

June 25th, 2013 by Richard Lord

Ian Brown led the Guernsey Bicycle Group summer evening ride on 18 June 2013 beginning at The Beach House overlooking L’Ancresse beach and following the coastal path west towards the setting sun. The group cycled around the Mont Cuet landfill and entered the coastal path ablaze on both sides with broad areas of bright yellow […]

Guernsey Bicycle Group summer evening ride joy

June 18th, 2013 by Richard Lord

The 11 June 2013 Guernsey Bicycle Group summer evening ride began at North Beach car park in St Peter Port. Ian Harding led the group along St George’s Esplanade, up Elizabeth Avenue and Le Bouet to Pitronnerie Road and La Route du Coutanchez. At a gentle pace but in very quick time the cyclists were […]

Eleanor Foundation successfully ships bicycles destined for Africa

April 9th, 2013 by Richard Lord

On 22 March 2013, bicycles destined for Africa were packed by The Eleanor Foundation volunteers into a twenty foot shipping container. The Eleanor Foundation received donations of over 460 bicycles from Guernsey residents over four weekends in February and March 2013 at Unit 3 of the Braye Road Industrial Estate in Vale. The donations included […]

The Eleanor Foundation has a good start with ‘Bikes to Africa’ initiative

February 25th, 2013 by Richard Lord

The Eleanor Foundation‘s appeal for disused Guernsey bikes for Africa has got off to a good start with 173 bicycles donated during the weekend of 23 and 24 February 2013, which is enough to fill the first shipping container. The Eleanor Foundation hopes to send two containers, with about 300 donated bikes, to Re~cycle in […]

Eleanor Foundation wants disused Guernsey bikes for new life in Africa

February 14th, 2013 by Richard Lord

The Eleanor Foundation, set up in the memory of Eleanor Carey, is launching an initiative to collect neglected or disused bicycles in Guernsey for shipment to Re~cycle in Colchester, where they will be sorted, and shipped to Africa. This is a wonderful opportunity for Guernsey residents to clear out their sheds, garages, and outbuildings of […]

Guernsey cyclists raise funds for The Eleanor Foundation to help people build sustainable futures

November 21st, 2012 by Events

On 18 November 2012, over 200 cyclists took part in a bicycle ride from Vazon Kiosk, around the north coast of Guernsey, and south to Market Square, St Peter Port to raise funds for The Eleanor Foundation. The Eleanor Foundation was created in the memory of 22 year old Ellie who tragically was killed by […]